RevUp with RIC’s New Startup Program January 28, 2020 RICCentre Registration is open for RIC Centre’s latest early stage startup program. Bridging the gap between ideation and business development can be confusing. Not only are new entrepreneurs being handed multiple plates to spin, they must learn to pay close attention to each plate’s specific needs – gaining funding, accounting, pitching… Whatever it may be, advice from experts and the right startup program to nurture your business truly goes a long way. Startup Program Eligibility Full- or part-time technology entrepreneur based in Ontario with an innovative idea actively being worked on. What RIC offers entrepreneurs RIC has developed a two-month accelerated program for early-stage startups that will accelerate product and business development through key teaching opportunities and network connections. Entrepreneurs will gain foundational skills that will enable them to navigate the growth of their startups. Through a better understanding of lean start-up fundamentals startups will be able to gain clarity on their own to-do lists and actionable next steps. Startups will gain $3000 in AWS and $3000 in Google Cloud for Startups credits as well as gain access to HubSpot for Startups at a 90% discount. Entrepreneurs will be able to gain valuable insight through monthly peer networking meetings, and one on one consultations with RIC advisors. In addition, they will also be given access to market research from MaRS Market Intelligence. And let’s not forget registration for RIC’s full-day Startup Bootcamp where entrepreneurs will learn from experts in law, IP protection, accounting and startup financing. Early stage startup? If you want to take smart steps to build on your idea and start developing your business, consider registering for our February 2020 cohort. Visit our Site Here The benefits of joining an accelerator Mentorship and Guidance The value of our many industry experts and successful entrepreneurs will be able to point you in the right direction to achieve your key milestones. Think about it like trial and error without the error. Proactively learning best practices and industry standards will allow you to have more time to push the envelope. Funding and Partners Through being part of an incubator program, you will be exposed to more funding opportunities alongside the workshops and support system that will help you become investment-ready. The skills you learn in a startup program will prepare yourself and your team to pitch and apply to funding source with success. Community and Connections Our network of advisors will be able to point you to the right people and help you understand your priorities better. This network has the potential to help you create connections with strategic partners, investors and potential customers. The community you become a part of will also create an environment that supports early success. Take advantage of our limited time offer! Register now for 50% off About the AuthorLaurella JoseEvents AssociateLaurella is a digital enterprise specialist. She is anticipating a HBA from The University of Toronto in June 2020. She is passionate about environmentally conscious business development.